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I Have Munchausen Syndrome

Munchausen Syndrome anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Munchausen Syndrome. You're not alone. 28 People

    I Think The Love Of My Life Has, Munchausens.

    My girl friend, and I have been togeter almost a year now. We are engaged and I am worried she has Munchausens. In early March we found out she had stage 2 colon cancer. My daughter is 2 and, he stays with my mother so I could work two jobs and take care of my girl friend. Then...
    1127KM 1127KM 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2013

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    I'M Obsessed With Hospitals And Cancer

    I have spent a lot of time in hospitals because of two of my close family members who had cancer. I saw them suffer, and I know both of them would have done anything to end their suffering. But for some reason, I want to be in their shoes. I love hospitals. I love the smell, the...
    alexissss alexissss 18-21 3 Responses Mar 20, 2013

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    I Think I Have Munchausens

    I have come to the conclusion that I have munchausens syndrome. I have always grown up having to one up the person next to me with a worse story of something that happened to me. Then it got worse, I started exaggerating the level of real symptoms to get sympathy from others. In...
    1 Response Jan 19, 2013

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    I Don't Have Munchausen But I Have Been Really Hurt By One Who Did

    I'm hoping this will help people trying to get over Munchausen. I had a close friend who I believed had cancer, pretended to be sick, asked people to be supportive during times of when he "went into surgery", etc. And then one day, his girlfriend (and my best friend) told me that...
    loveisblind1 loveisblind1 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 23, 2012

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    It's difficult for others to understand

    that I'd love to be lying in hospital, on oxygen, unable to move. Nurses caring for me, specialists understanding me, visitors making me laugh.No expectations. Thankfully my psychologist is helping me to understand it and talk to psychiast
    Jomail Jomail 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    My friend admitted to me

    that she has munchausens, and she actually does and then decided she didn't and won't speak to her therapist about it. She is hurting herself and putting everyone she knows out by pretending to be handicapped. How can I help her? She sits at home alone most of the day or comes...
    dannigirl81 dannigirl81 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    I Am A Mix?

    I think I may have a mix between hypochondria and Munchhausen Syndrome. These are the reasons: I love to watch youtube videos of people losing consciousness and whenever I see someone faint or get knocked out I get this “whomph” feeling in my lower belly that is just so...
    3 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    I'M Not The Only One Who Noticed

    obviously because i have faked/exaggerated things all my life, i have been to my doctors practice countless times with my mum, often resulting with either nothing or antibiotics (much to my dismay). Just a few weeks ago I was having a discussion with my mum as she was saying how...
    munchausensabitch munchausensabitch 18-21 1 Response Mar 31, 2013

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    Help?

    i have munchausen syndrome. and everyone is telling me to get a treatment for that itself... i dont believe that i have it. but everyone tells me i do... does anyone have any ideas on how to hurt myself? i feel like that pain is easier...because its the only way anybody will...
    smoot100 smoot100 22-25 6 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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    Im Only 16

    Im awaiting blood tests for an auto-immune disease, and I dont know what to think. I feel disgusted at myself when i secretly wish i had something so theres a cinflict raging in my mind, i dont know what to do.
    munchausensabitch munchausensabitch 18-21 2 Responses Mar 24, 2013

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    I Feel Like I'm A Sick Person For My Munchausen's

    I fake OCD ADD kidney failure heart problems, oh and it's perfect. When I see sick people I'm jealous, i break my bones and i love it, my heart stops with longing when I see an ambulance or someone go to the hospital, I fantasize over saying I have cancer, and was exited when i...
    Charliepeach Charliepeach 13-15 3 Responses Aug 14, 2012

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    I'm 14 and "suffer" from this awful syndrome.

    I often randomly say a part of my body hurts just so my mom will do something. I had pneumonia in June and really wish that it would have been a bigger more long term infection. I feel jealous when I read about cancer patients suffering and wish I could be among those people. I...
    stellagirl99 stellagirl99 13-15, F Jan 26

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    I Have Munchausen

    I know for a fact that I am sick, but I keep looking ways to go to the hospital , I feel so in peace or cared for You know what I mean. I don't want to let anybody know about my disorder but I want to have a surgery so bad! it hurts! have had three so far, but not because I faked...
    dulceocean1 dulceocean1 41-45, F Aug 30, 2013

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    Another Result Of A Rotten Childhood

    Just came back from therapy and if bi polar, PTSD, anxiety, and depression was not enough I have come to the conclusion that I have munchausen sydrome, I can not even pronounce this. As I sat in therapy with a ace bandage on my wrist from a fall I took I can do everything with my...
    Compulsive64 Compulsive64 46-50 Apr 26, 2012

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    Need Advice

    I think I have a friend who has Munchausen's mixed with mythomania. I want to help, but I don't know how to tell her in a way that won't make her run for the hills. Any advice?
    anonym333 anonym333 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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    In April 2012 I was officially diagnosed w/POTS Syndrome after several months of symptoms of worsening symptoms. I was one of the fortunate few who came across a neurologist at the...
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    I'm 18 and every time I look at myself in my bra & panty..I stare. I stare at my reflection and I'm happy with how I was born; bare left chest no pectorals/nipple/muscle just my...
    ardorzie ardorzie 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have had POTS as a definite diagnosis for two years now, however I have had it for many years. I am 18 now, an have recently graduated May 24, 2014. During my junior year of...
    TheForestChild TheForestChild 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    Anybody who has POTS have photophobia (sensitivity to light)? Mine is really bad and worsening. I don't know if it's another symptom of POTS or should I get checked out
    december789 december789 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 30

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    I'm beginning to think I have it. I've been craving nail polish lately. I love the smell of it. And now I want to taste it. I don't get why I suddenly got this craving, but it's...
    oathtoorder oathtoorder 18-21, F Aug 1

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    Hi all! I too have Pica. It all started wen i was at college. My frnds used to eat small pieces of slate pencil. And one day i too tasted them and liked them from then. I was...
    CuteCat21 CuteCat21 18-21, F Aug 7

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    I have suffered from pica since i can remember. REMEMBER IT IS AN EATING DISORDER AND YOU SHOULD GET HELP. It started in primary school eating pencils and the grit off the pavement...
    xsamanthaclaire xsamanthaclaire 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    I always loved the smell of earth after it rains. The smell made me search for the taste...of the smell. I found it! It"s dirt, soil, earth, whatever you want to call it. My...
    yummy2mytummy yummy2mytummy 41-45 Aug 10

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    Im not actually sure that i am an aspie, but i have a LOT of the symptoms and i just took an online test that put me at borderline for having it. It was one of those short online...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    Hey, I only got diagnosed today after 4 years of trips to the optometrist. I'm 23 and only noticed it in the past few years & it's gotten worse in the past 6 months . Unless I tilt...
    rosielee21 rosielee21 22-25, F Aug 11

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    YOU ARE THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PERSON SOMEONE COULD EVER WANT, YOU HAVE ALLWAY'S BEEN PERFECT JUST THE WAY YOU ARE!, LIFE OWE'S YOU EVERYTHING, JUST ASK!
    JEM404 JEM404 41-45, M Aug 16

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    In January I was finally diagnosed with POTS. For the past three years I have been being misdiagnosed with depression, migraines, and other stuff. It was really hard because my...
    babyhunnybunny babyhunnybunny 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    CAN I HAVE MORE RAT VENOM FOR MY MARTINI?
    JEM404 JEM404 41-45, M Aug 20

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    My name is Kate. I live in Oscar, Louisiana. I started experiencing symptoms in November of 2012 while pitching in a softball game. It all started with right shoulder pain. I was...
    Katedebetaz Katedebetaz 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    i too crave a lot for slate pencils . is thr any remedy to get rid of this?
    CuteCat21 CuteCat21 18-21, F Jul 30

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    I had my follow up appt at mayo clinic and they concluded my diagnosis. Read about it at potsisthepits.com I promise my blog isn't boring
    cassidybute cassidybute 18-21, F Aug 11

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    It's not a severe case. It's just annoying and embarrassing. People will stare at me and tell me that I blink a lot, or call me stupid **** like "blinky". Really, that's the best...
    Somejoygirl Somejoygirl 22-25, F Aug 13

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    IT IS MY EXPERIENCE THAT A FACILITY I ATTEND, "ATTENDED", "WON'T AGAIN", DO'ES NOT TREAT BIRTH DEFORMITY, YES, THIS STATE FACILITY WON'T TREAT A PERSON FOR BIRTH DEFORMITY TRAUMA...
    JEM404 JEM404 41-45, M Aug 20

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    Can anyone describe their chest pain with pots?
    cassidybute cassidybute 18-21, F a week ago

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    Holy crap! Is this really on here? I've found my people.... Lol
    Keekeem Keekeem 31-35, F 11 hrs ago

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    I have wasting syndrome and dementia but I'm currently taking medications for it and hopefully it helps me a bit so I won't have any of it anymore. & Yes it sucks a whole lot and I...
    jacedrew jacedrew 16-17, M 7 Responses Aug 3

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    I have gitelmans syndrome. Ya it's weird... Anyone else?
    Keekeem Keekeem 31-35, F 12 hrs ago

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    I used to really hate myself, I honestly did. But now, I'm happy I have what I have. When I was in elementary school, I never talked to anyone, I would walk around the playground...
    ThatRobotChick ThatRobotChick 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I am 13 years old. My life has been all messed up because of aspergers syndrome. Aspergers syndrome is incurable. I dont like being bullied by anyone and if people bully me to my...
    Konerko555 Konerko555 13-15, M 8 Responses Aug 2

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    All my life, I’ve felt different, like I just don’t quite belong in any group that I’m a part of. Trying to fit in has led to me to trouble. I’ve drank heavily, smoked weed...
    empoweredh22 empoweredh22 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    I am at a loss and need some help! I went to urgent care in February because I had this horribly terrible rash that itched uncontrollably and was painful. I had clusters of what...
    SweetJFowler SweetJFowler 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I have been diagnosed with Asperger syndrome. Sometimes it just seems like it doesn't fit at all except the unsocial part as most of my routines has fallen apart well I guess this...
    Joiss Joiss 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    Just recently I began researching on middle child traits. I've found out that middle child syndrome is very real and it's not only me who suffers from it. Growing up, I have...
    123eat 123eat 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My nightmare was it was Gore In it I had a sister who was with down syndrome . we are in the house , the bunkbed room off from that was a room that was supposed to be of a...
    Organia Organia 46-50, F Jul 30

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    I am named after a syndrome? Im special :] lol.
    xMikayla xMikayla 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    After my first bad concussion I became much more susceptible to them. Post concussion syndrome is terrible.
    Kingshelman Kingshelman 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    After a childhood filled with severe pain, day after day in bed..... countless visits to Hospitals...Mri scans...specialist appointments which amounted to nothing, no one could pin...
    thedayyouwentaway thedayyouwentaway 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 31